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  • Aug, 2016
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Liddell Power Station reports incident involving flooding at an endangered ecological community

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Liddell Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to flooding discovered at Central Hunter Swamp Oak Forest, an endangered ecological community.

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  • Aug, 2016
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Liddell Power Station reports licence non-compliance with insufficient reporting on sulphur dioxide emissions

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Liddell Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to concentration limit exceedance of sulphur dioxide not being reported within 30 days as required.

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  • Jun, 2016
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 8kg of arsenic

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 8kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2016.

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  • Jun, 2016
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 311 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 311 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2016.

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  • Jun, 2016
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 13kg of mercury

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 13kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2016.

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  • Jun, 2016
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 17,493 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 17,493 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2016.
    The Australian government says people who live near coal burning power plants may be exposed to higher levels of nitrogen oxides. Even low levels of exposure can impact an individual’s eyes, nose, throat and lungs.

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  • Jun, 2016
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 298,746kg of PM10

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 298,746kg of PM10 in the year to 30 June 2016. PM10 is small particulate matter which can cause serious health effects.
    The Australian government says it has been linked to increased respiratory symptoms and premature death.

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  • Jun, 2016
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 173,273kg of PM2.5

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 173,273kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2016.
    PM2.5 is extremely small particulate matter, which can be inhaled deep into the lungs and may cause serious health effects. The Australian government says it has been linked to increased respiratory symptoms and premature death.

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  • Jun, 2016
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 30,776 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 30,775,765kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2016.
    The Australian government links repeated or prolonged exposure to moderate concentrations of sulfur dioxide to inflammation of the respiratory tract, wheezing and lung damage.

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  • Jun, 2016

    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 7,585,578 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2016 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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